It looks like the city has a new team to root for. And no, it’s not the Brooklyn Nets.
Last weekend on Randall’s Island, the New York Empire wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Philadelphia Phoenix in a heated ultimate frisbee match. But this wasn’t any sort of do-it-yourself pick-up game. The stakes were higher than that.
The Empire is one of the newest additions to the nascent American Ultimate Disc League (so named to avoid copyright infringement on the word “Frisbee,” a registered trademark of the Wham-O toy company), and the team was defending its No. 2 spot in the Eastern division.
A March fund-raiser for Rudy Giuliani in John McCain’s home state is nearly sold out, said one of the event’s co-hosts.
Barron Thomas, an Arizona-based Republican donor backing Mr. Giuliani said that the $1000 – $2300 tickets for a March 9th event
at a private residence is Phoenix are nearly Read More
Pity the poor Manhattan housing market in 2006; it missed out on so many adjectives.
As markets around it melted—Miami, Phoenix, Boston, pretty much the whole of flyover country—Manhattan’s remained utterly, stubbornly successful.
You’ll have heard another story: that Manhattan’s housing market was red-hot in 2005 and was in 2006, like so many Read More
Tonight, Log Cabin Republicans of New York hold their monthly meeting.
The New York Young Republican Club holds a political forum.
Tomorrow, Eric Gioia presents a proclamation and Homework Helpers donates computers and equipment to the Phoenix House in Long Island City.
—Nicole Brydson Read More
For all of our Phoenix readers, The Arizona Republic is reporting that there is an open house today at John McCain’s 11,000-square-foot estate.
The senator has been having a tough time selling the home, and just reduced the price from $4.25 to $3.75 million. Even a cover story in Architectural Digest didn’t help. Read More
When word came that there was a protest in Central Park on Sunday afternoon to be carried out exclusively by naked girls, The Transom sprung into action, camera in hand.
But on arrival, there was only a huddle of shirtless old men. Some were on bicycles. Others merely stood around writing slogans on each other’s Read More
Writing about pop music has got to be like driving one of those caged carts that scoops up golf balls at a driving range. Lots of bright, shiny, identical objects fly at you, then bounce harmlessly off the safety mesh. After a while, you learn to stop flinching.
With record reviewing, however, the mesh Read More
160 East 65th Street (Phoenix)
One-bed, 1.5-bath, 1,000-square-foot postwar co-op.
Asking: $305,000. Selling: $305,000.
Maintenance: $1,314; 48 percent tax-deductible.
Time on the market: one week.
ONCE UPON A TIME, BEFORE TRUMP HAD TO HAVE HIS NAME ON HIS DOOR
Back in the 1970′s, Donald Trump lived in this high-rise when it was new and Read More